Attractions in St Ives

  • The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden features works in bronze, stone and wood in addition to paintings, drawings and other archive material

  • Leach Pottery / St Ives

    Leach Pottery postage stamp - 1987

    Established by Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada in 1920, many studio potters have had their training here. The historic pottery buildings have been restored, there are regular exhibitions and a selling gallery with work by leading contemporary potters.

  • Morrab Garden / Penzance

    Morrab Gardens. Sup-tropical garendens located between Penzance's town centre and promenade

  • Paradise Park - Hayle

    Paradise Park carries out conservation work on native UK species, including the Cornish Chough, Otters, Owls, and Red Squirrels.
    It is also home to rare and endangered parrots, and is an excellent and informative day out for any family.

  • Home to a permanent collection of Newlyn School paintings and an exhibition detailing the history of Penzance

  • St Ives Museum / St Ives

    Saint Ives Museum

    Situated just away from the town centre, overlooking Bamaluz beach is St Ives town museum. The exhibitions and collections reflect the fishing, railway, tourism and mining that have defined the town.

  • St Michaels Mount / Marazion

    Island castle set in the middle of Mount's Bay, just off the coast of Marazion. The Mount is now managed by the National Trust but remains the home of St Aubyn family.

  • Tate St Ives / St Ives

    The Tate Gallery St Ives opened in June 1993 in a purpose-built building with five galleries offering an introduction to modern art, with special emphasis on the St Ives School

  • The Exchange Gallery - Penzance

    Contemporary art gallery showcasing the very best of national and international contemporary art. The converted telephone exchange also has a cafe and education space

  • Tremenheere arid gardens

    The Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens are probably the newest addition to Cornwall's tradition of great gardens. Only opened in 2012 the gardens have already become an established fixture on the itinerary of green-fingered visitors...

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